Mayor Robert Garcia’s sixth State of the City address also noted there is work to be done in the areas of affordable housing and solving the city’s homelessness crisis.
The State of the City address will take place Tuesday, Jan. 14. and start at 6 p.m.
Mayor Robert Garcia’s “State of the City” opened, and closed, Tuesday night, January 15 at the Terrace Theater, leaving in its wake facts, choreography and applause; some of it voluntary.
Garcia has used the annual address to highlight the successes seen by the city in the previous year and also to identify work that remains to be done.
As Mayor Robert Garcia and the majority of the Long Beach City Council start into the homestretch of re-election bids, Garcia delivered an annual address on the city that has boomed with development since he took the reigns in 2014, but one that he admitted still faces steep challenges.
Listen to what Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and city officials have to say about the State of the City on Tuesday, January 9 during the free annual event.
Mayor Robert Garcia’s third State of the City address Tuesday evening began very much like the previous two for the man who prevailed in 2014 and took the reins of the city from former mayor Bob Foster, making history along the way.
Hear about what city officials have been working on and what projects are in the works when Mayor Robert Garcia delivers the 2017 State of the City, scheduled to take place in downtown Long Beach Tuesday, January 10.
This year’s State of the City address built off last year’s message, borrowing from a similar narrative regarding the city’s upward trend; however, it dually addressed many of the issues facing the residents of Long Beach.
Mayor Garcia is set to update Long Beach residents on the state of our beloved city on Wednesday, January 13, from 5:00PM to 8:00PM at the Terrace Theater in the Long Beach Convention Center. The program had originally been scheduled for Tuesday, January 12, but was pushed back a day in light of President Obama’s State of the Union address, scheduled for the same night.